Botswana Begins Work At Float Glass Production Plant

Date: 21 September 2009
Source: Gasworld.com
The aspiring economy of Botswana is set to receive a boost with the advent of a new float glass manufacturing plant, which could also signal increased industrial gas demand in sub-Saharan Africa.

According to news reports, geotechnical construction work is already underway in the landlocked Southern African country as part of a major project. Botswana is believed to boast an impressive amount of raw materials and since its independence in 1966, has experienced one of the fastest growth rates in per capita income in the world.Set to take advantage of these raw resources, the Botswana Development Corporation (BDC) is hoping to establish a glass manufacturing plant in Palapye.
 
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